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Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6,502
Views: 1,149,190
Posted By thinker
trust me, my feet WILL NOT be on those pegs in...

trust me, my feet WILL NOT be on those pegs in the twisties!
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6,502
Views: 1,149,190
Posted By thinker
Not yet, but I eye-balled it and used a 2x4 to...

Not yet, but I eye-balled it and used a 2x4 to simulate lean angles the best I could and I think it will be fine, BUT it is untested on the road...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6,502
Views: 1,149,190
Posted By thinker
Highway Foot pegs for OEM Engine Protection Bars-2014 R1200GS

I have tried many options for mounting foot pegs on my oem crashbars. I decided to make a set myself after not finding anything online.

I made a pattern for the left and right side using a gas...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2015, 03:02 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 86,563
Posted By thinker
Yes, you do have a beard now, congrats on that !...

Yes, you do have a beard now, congrats on that ! hehe lol (;
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-15-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 8,939
Views: 454,670
Posted By thinker
Thumb The more I look, the more I like it David R :thumb

The more I look, the more I like it David R :thumb
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-13-2015, 03:05 AM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 175,619
Posted By thinker
Thumb :clapGreat news David ! Maybe we can hookup in...

:clapGreat news David ! Maybe we can hookup in the spring and RIDE !

take care!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-10-2015, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 175,619
Posted By thinker
Some Pics....

I sold my 2010, man that was a good bike, to bad we couldn't keep all our old bikes.

http://thinker.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/5-28-2011/i-MPQCGkG/0/M/IMG_0904-M.jpg

And I bought a new one, yeah,...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 01-10-2015, 04:40 AM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 175,619
Posted By thinker
Thumb Great Pics

Great pics guys ! My goal for this year is "More Riding, Less Work !!!"
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-12-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 8,939
Views: 454,670
Posted By thinker
I believe inmate Chuckracer has one for sale ...

I believe inmate Chuckracer has one for sale ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-24-2014, 03:10 AM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 175,619
Posted By thinker
Thumb I'm thinking about riding Sat., I'll keep an eye...

I'm thinking about riding Sat., I'll keep an eye on this thread fer sure :evil
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-14-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 175,619
Posted By thinker
Thumb I was thinking about joining your ride today, but...

I was thinking about joining your ride today, but decided to take my trials bike out to Great Bear for some fun ! Happy Riding Folks !!!
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-01-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7,129
Views: 427,672
Posted By thinker
Thumb Nice! I've been by there a "few" times

Nice! I've been by there a "few" times
Forum: GS Boxers 08-16-2014, 06:57 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 86,563
Posted By thinker
Update on problem

In an earlier post I reached out for help with my GSAP problem, thanks to all those who replied!

My problem was that my bike would not downshift using GSAP, it would upshift fine.

I tried to...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-13-2014, 03:09 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 86,563
Posted By thinker
thanks Ed, that is something new, I will check...

thanks Ed, that is something new, I will check that out later.
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2,162
Views: 626,884
Posted By thinker
Thumb The next day we went to Mt. Washington, NH, the...

The next day we went to Mt. Washington, NH, the highest paved road in New Hampshire, this one is the real deal :deal

http://thinker.smugmug.com/photos/i-3ZBgJ2C/0/M/i-3ZBgJ2C-M.jpg
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2,162
Views: 626,884
Posted By thinker
Thumb My buddy and I rode to Equinox Mt last weekend,...

My buddy and I rode to Equinox Mt last weekend, it is the highest paved road in Vermont. It is also a private road owed by the Carthusian Monastery :huh
...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 86,563
Posted By thinker
Info needed

I am taking my bike in Sat. to get my GSAP to work properly (won't downshift).

My mechanic wanted me to help him by getting some ideas from this thread. Let me add that I deal with a small...
Forum: GS Boxers 08-12-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 86,563
Posted By thinker
thank you Duffs, I am taking my bike in 8-16 to...

thank you Duffs, I am taking my bike in 8-16 to see if my mechanic can fix it. (no downshifts)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-03-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7,129
Views: 427,672
Posted By thinker
Thumb I like it, lets keep the tag movin !

I like it, lets keep the tag movin !
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-02-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7,129
Views: 427,672
Posted By thinker
Thumb Because you got soaked it's OK with me to proceed...

Because you got soaked it's OK with me to proceed on with the game!

Great day for a ride if you missed the storms, it's getting ready to pour here.

Does that sound cool Chuck ?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 08-02-2014, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7,129
Views: 427,672
Posted By thinker
:roflJeeze Chuck, what are we going to do with...

:roflJeeze Chuck, what are we going to do with you ?
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 86,563
Posted By thinker
Disable your traction control and try it.

Disable your traction control and try it.
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 03:49 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 86,563
Posted By thinker
thanks. D'milan, that will get me started to...

thanks. D'milan, that will get me started to fight this!

gotta go to work now.....will check the site later ....

thanks
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 86,563
Posted By thinker
I need to get this straightened out, is there...

I need to get this straightened out, is there anything in writing saying that GSAP downshifts ?

I need something (proof) to show the owner of the BMW shop so I can fight this.

Any advice or...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-30-2014, 03:13 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 86,563
Posted By thinker
Now I know why my Shift Assist Pro does not...

Now I know why my Shift Assist Pro does not downshift, my BMW mechanic said that the retrofit SAP for my 2014 GS is up-shift only, that's what he said.
Does that sound right ??

2015's will shift...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-28-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 8,939
Views: 454,670
Posted By thinker
Thanks for the link George, now I have something...

Thanks for the link George, now I have something to read on this crappy day.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-28-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7,129
Views: 427,672
Posted By thinker
thanks chuck, bout' time I got one huh !

thanks chuck, bout' time I got one huh !
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-28-2014, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7,129
Views: 427,672
Posted By thinker
I like the new GS because it's better on the big...

I like the new GS because it's better on the big roads than the 800. I want to ride cross country and the 800 was to light on the super-slab. Not that I like the big roads all the time, but sometimes...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-26-2014, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7,129
Views: 427,672
Posted By thinker
Thumb New TAG !!!!!

New tag location is on Lake Ontario.

Caution!! HarborFest is going on, so steer clear of Oswego unless you like traffic jams :huh

Some cool roads in the area, Mixer Rd, McFarland Rd.
...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-26-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7,129
Views: 427,672
Posted By thinker
Taghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/26/ze5emypa.jpg...

Taghttp://img.tapatalk.com/d/14/07/26/ze5emypa.jpg.


iPhone
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 86,563
Posted By thinker
Ian, did the dealer put the incorrect code in the...

Ian, did the dealer put the incorrect code in the first time ?

thanks, Steve
Forum: GS Boxers 07-26-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 86,563
Posted By thinker
Yours was up-shifting but NOT down-shifting...

Yours was up-shifting but NOT down-shifting before you got the right code ?

Mine does not want to downshift, but up-shifting is fine, maybe I need the correct code ?

Seems to me that if it...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 03:47 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 86,563
Posted By thinker
Mine must be malfunctioning then, fuck, back to...

Mine must be malfunctioning then, fuck, back to the dealer I guess ...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-25-2014, 02:59 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 86,563
Posted By thinker
I have to open my throttle slightly to downshift,...

I have to open my throttle slightly to downshift, I'm not sure if that is normal or not ....upshifting works well.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-19-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7,129
Views: 427,672
Posted By thinker
Thumb Nice First Post !!:clap Welcome!

Nice First Post !!:clap Welcome!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-19-2014, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 175,619
Posted By thinker
Thumbs down I'm out, going to the Nationals car show in...

I'm out, going to the Nationals car show in Syracuse today.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-03-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 175,619
Posted By thinker
Thumb I'm going to hit the highest paved road in Vt....

I'm going to hit the highest paved road in Vt. (Mt. Equinox). then on to highest paved road in Maine, then maybe Mt. Washington again. Probably staying in Glens Falls tonight to get an early start...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-01-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 175,619
Posted By thinker
That sounds like a great ride back ! Ill have to...

That sounds like a great ride back ! Ill have to pass though, probably no room in the truck anyway ..:lol3
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 07-01-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 3,395
Views: 175,619
Posted By thinker
4th weekend

I'm getting out of work thur. at noon and don't have to be back to work until Tue.:clap

I don't know where I'm heading yet, a multi day ride maybe ?? Anyone going out of state ?
Forum: GS Boxers 06-28-2014, 03:32 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 86,563
Posted By thinker
Thumb Picking mine up today, had the shift assist...

Picking mine up today, had the shift assist installed. Will post more after I try it out...:deal
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